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Books and Brunch at Planting Fields Arboretum Historic State Park

Long Island Authors Group holds book fair on historic grounds May 20, Noon - 4 PM.

Riverhead, NY (April 24, 2012) -- Long Island Authors Group ( will hold the second in a series of Long Island Book Fairs for 2012 at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, New York.

Featured are works by sixteen notable Long Island authors writing in fiction and non-fiction Adult, Young Adult, Children’s Books and Poetry. The authors will be selling and signing books, and guests are invited to chat with them about their books and writing careers. The rain or shine event is Sunday, May 20, Noon until 4PM in Periwinkles Garden Cafe in the Historic Hay Barn on the breathtaking grounds of the former Coe estate.

Planting Fields, one of the few remaining Gold Coast estates on Long Island's North Shore, was the estate of insurance magnate William Robertson Coe and Standard Oil heiress Mai Rogers Coe. It retains its original 409 acres as well as its historic buildings and landscape. Rolling lawns, formal gardens, hiking trails and specimen plantings, as well as the Camellia Greenhouse and the Main Greenhouse, with its unique seasonal displays, are a treat for visitors.

The free admission book fair and signing event is open to the public (Parking $8). Food is available at an additional charge.

The Long Island Authors Group is a not-for-profit corporation, 501c pending.

WHO: Long Island Authors Group.
WHAT: Book Fair, book signings, entertainment, food available.
WHEN: May 20, Noon - 4 PM
WHERE: Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park - 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
WHY: The public is invited to meet and chat with authors from across Long Island.

Media Contact:
Dorothy McPartland
Long Island Authors Group

Contact Information

  • Name: Dorothy McPartland

    Company: Long Island Authors Group

    Telphone: 516-941-8825 , -